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South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue

Commute to Downtown Chicago

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, good bike lanes.

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About this Location

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue
Chicago
IL
60605

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue has a Walk Score of 93 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is a four minute walk from the Red Line at the Harrison stop.

This location is in the South Loop neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Grant Park, Logan Monument and Grant Park South.

Nearby schools include Renaissance Prep School, Renaissance Preparatory School and Jones College Prep.

The closest grocery stores are Trader Joe's, Urban Pantry and Urban Pantry.

Nearby coffee shops include starbucks, Cafecito and Panera Bread. There are 167 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Mercat a la Planxa, Kitty O'Shea's and 720 South Bar & Grill.

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is near East-West University, Roosevelt University and Dearborn Park.

There are good bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips.

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Rider’s Paradise

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, I-GO and RelayRides.

Rail lines:

  • Red Line

    0.2 mi

  • ME Metra Electric

    0.3 mi

  • Brown Line

    0.3 mi

  • Pink Line

    0.3 mi

  • Purple Line

    0.3 mi

  • Orange Line

    0.3 mi

  • Green Line

    0.4 mi

  • Blue Line

    0.4 mi

Bus lines:

  • 26 South Shore Express

    0.0 mi

  • 10 Museum of S & I

    0.0 mi

  • J14 Jeffery Jump

    0.0 mi

  • 6 Jackson Park Express

    0.0 mi

  • 147 Outer Drive Express

    0.0 mi

  • 28 Stony Island

    0.0 mi

  • 2 Hyde Park Express

    0.0 mi

  • 3 King Drive

    0.0 mi

  • 1 Bronzeville/Union Station

    0.0 mi

  • 4 Cottage Grove

    0.0 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

Crime Grade Beta

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue compared to all of Chicago.

Personal Crime Grade

A

Lowest crime area.

Property Crime Grade

A

Lowest crime area.

= Lowest Crime

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South Loop Neighborhood

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is in the South Loop neighborhood. South Loop is the 34th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a neighborhood Walk Score of 89.

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